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Smart Network Consulting was founded in 2002 and provides consulting and managed services to the small and medium sized business community in the GTA. David Antognini, the Principal Consultant of Smart Network Consulting has consulted for a number of companies including: Deloitte and Touche, Toronto Catholic District School Board, MacLeod Dixon LLP, GE Capitol, CIBC Mellon, Toyota, Adobe, Panama Canal Commission, and many others. David Antognini was a top network and security analyst at CIBC prior to leaving to start Smart Network Consulting.

Currently several firms have retained Smart Network Consulting as a trusted advisor and for managed support services. Smart Network Consulting is committed to providing worry free IT management and direction to meet the needs of its clients.

Some of the projects that David Antognini has undertaken:

  • Worked with senior management of various firms to identify security and business continuity risks, and wrote and implemented mitigation plans.
  • Defined, implemented, and enforced Security Policies and Procedures
  • Help Senior Management understand project costs vs. business risks
  • Architect and technical lead for a multi-tier secure DMZ for CIBC.
  • Technical lead in a bare metal rebuild/upgrade of a VeriSign certificate processing centre.  Delivered without interrupting production.
  • Delivered over $2million in savings per year for a dot com by building an in-house operations team.
  • Ensure datacentre compliance with SAS-70 audit requirements including network and server hardening, intrusion detection and auditing capabilities
  • Implemented a Verisign PKI for Adobe Corporation, San Jose.
  • Design and built a world class network infrastructure for Tucows.com. This consisted of consolidating two co-location data centres with over 100 servers into a third, all without any downtime. This included the servers and network infrastructure for OpenSRS, one of the world’s largest domain name registrars.
  • Senior member of design and implementation team for a Windows based WAN consisting of 230 remote locations, 15,000 IP nodes and 100,000 users for the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
  • Worked with the Panama Canal Commission to build a custom database for the Gaillard Cut widening project.
  • Conducted a security audit on Deloite and Touche’s National Office servers.